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22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-841-8884
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (239 reviews)
“delmonico” (15 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My boyfriend and I ate here this past weekend to celebrate our Anniversary and this place did not disappoint. The service was excellent. Our waitress Lauren answered all of our questions and gave us excellent service. The drinks we had were great and the food...More

Thank 22kaitlynk
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear 22kaitlynk, Thank you for the nice review and glad you enjoyed your anniversary dinner with us. We are honored you chose to celebrate such a happy day with us and so glad it was an enjoyable, romantic night. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited 22 Bowens last night as part of our annual couples getaway to Castle Hill in beautiful Newport, RI. All four of us ordered steak and each was prepared perfectly. My husband's ribeye was outstanding and he is quite particular with his review of steak...More

Thank Laurie B
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Laurie, So glad to hear you enjoyed your return to 22 Bowen's. I'm especially glad your food was delicious too. Thank you for joining us and for saying such nice things. I hope we see you every year on your couples getaway. Gratefully, Michael...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

There are so many places to eat in Newport and it can be difficult to choose if you haven't been before. We highly recommend 22 Bowens because the restaurant itself is beautiful and right on the water and most importantly, the food is very good...More

Thank Mark S
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Mark! We appreciate the recommendation. Glad you enjoyed everything too and glad you could enjoy some actual warm sunshine in Newport. We hope there's more of that to come and we hope we see more of you as well. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Gorgeous day in Newport... immediately seated outside and service was prompt and very friendly. Food at 22 Bowens is consistently fabulous... wine and cocktail list perfect.

Thank Tami100
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reservation here last weekend. I ran the Rhode Race Newport marathon earlier in the day, so I was a little "hangry". My husband and I checked in about 15 minutes early. We were finally seated 45 minutes after our reservation time, after...More

Thank Jennifer F
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for the review and congratulations on completing the Newport marathon. I'm sorry to hear your victory celebration with us started out on the wrong foot but I am glad to know that the meal exceeded your expectations. We are always working...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was hoping for more. Wine by the glass choices were limited. My tuna was cold. Service was really good though, and my son’s burger was great.More

1  Thank TexasMommy01
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TexasMommy01, Thank you for the review and we are glad to hear your son's burger was great, as was our service. I am sorry to hear if you were disappointed in your own meal. We pride ourselves in serving exceptional food and never like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My dinner companions both ordered a special dry-aged ribeye steak that they both thought was the best steak they ever had. I ordered the half chicken and that was also incredible, it's a deboned half chicken with a crispy uniformly brown skin, I don't really...More

Thank BC-7
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BC-7, Thank you for the very kind review and glad you enjoyed everything. We take great pride when we hear guests say it was the best they ever had, so we are happy your companions were satisfied. We hope you can all join us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit pricey but perfect for a special treat and the best pork chop my husband has ever eaten. Also, keep the house made pineapple infused vodka martinis coming!

Thank Karen B
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Karen! We are glad you could enjoy an elegant dinner with us and I'm happy to hear you enjoyed. We'll keep the martinis coming. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location and I loved the ambiance. Not a big noisy restaurant but a cool laid back vibe with excellent food. Bar and table staff were absolutely wonderful!

Thank tabi_travels
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you tabi_travels! I am glad you enjoyed the ambiance and food here at 22 Bowen's. Hope you can come back again for more. Gratefully, Michael Doctor General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

22 Bowen's in Newport RI is situated perfectly on the Dock area that is the center of activities. It has a very nice view of the water. It is well designed to emphasis the nautical nature of the location. The menu is not extensive which...More

1  Thank DPTMF
Michael D, General Manager at 22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear DPTMF, Thank you for the review and I am happy to hear you enjoy our location and our restaurant. We do however wish our food made a better impression on you. We have built our reputation on providing exceptional food to all our guests...More

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Lisette D
6 April 2017|
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Response from 26.2er | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they will have a Mother's Day brunch. Best to reserve now as that time of year things are very busy in Newport RI.
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lindafromNJ
28 March 2017|
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Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Very short walk
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lindafromNJ
16 March 2017|
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Response from JKCHAMA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would imagine so. There are two levels for dining. Do make sure to make reservations though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
    (America)
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-841-8884
  • E-mail
Description
Located amidst bustling Bowen’s Wharf in the heart of downtown Newport, 22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille is a world-class steakhouse serving USDA Prime beef, New England's finest seafood, and is complemented by an award-winning wine list. We look forward to having you experience one of Newport’s best.
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